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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 9:45 PM MDT Aug. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM MDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Impacts: low humidities and strong gusty winds will create
erratic fire behavior with existing fires and new firestarts.

* Affected area:
in southwest WY fire zone... .279.
In west central WY fire zones... 278... 414.

* Counties affected:
in southwest WY... Sweetwater.
In west central WY... Lincoln... Sublette.

* Wind: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 10 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of strong
winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



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